Monday, 1 September 2014

Norway: Strike forces employers to retreat
Reports from colleagues in Norway have informed me that their national teachers' strike has come to an end after the employers' federation were forced to back down from their original proposals to worsen teachers' working conditions.

Some reports in English from the Norwegian press are posted on: and

While the debate on Norwegian teachers' forums shows that there are parts of the new agreement that are still being questioned  (and the new deal still has to be voted on), colleagues are also rightly congratulating each other for standing firm and forcing the employers to retreat.

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